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Recycling plastic with National Saturday Club

As part of my new role with the Michael Aldrich Foundation, last weekend was spent at the Saturday Fashion Club at the University of Brighton turning plastic waste into beautiful fashion  accessories. The Saturday Fashion Club has been running for 12 years and is part of the National Saturday Club founded by designers John and Frances

DFF alumnus explores sustainable design of everyday products

DFF alumnus Tom Meades has just graduated from the University of Brighton. Here he talks about his exciting final year project which explores sustainable alternatives to everyday product design. Over the past year I have been developing a range of Bluetooth Speakers, with the aim to find sustainable materials and processes that could be adopted by

Philippa Aldrich FRSA, founder The Future Perfect Company

Philippa Aldrich, founder of The Future Perfect Company, began the Designing for the Future project in 2010 to encourage student designers to  consider the challenges presented by our ageing population. Formerly a partner in a City law firm, Philippa also uses her legal and business background to support designers once they have left education and

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Stunning new work from DFF alumnus Jack Durling

Designing for the future alumnus, Brighton-based artist Jack Durling has just unveiled his latest body of work, "Oil Slick, Sea Birds". Having a passion for conservation and the preservation of wildlife, Jack has used clay to highlight and explore the very real problem of the consumption of oil, focusing on how this directly affects sea